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Social Services & Welfare

  • Protection, Security, and Safeguardsby

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95

    Our need for security has not waned since the dawn of civilization - it has only increased and become more complicated. Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives draws on the security prowess of former secret service agents and other notable security professionals as the authors touch on nearly every facet of the industry.... more...

  • The Crime Factoryby Officer 'A'

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.16

    Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs (or steal them from the police storeroom), where they fit up, 'verbal' and harrass criminals, fight each other, drink-drive, abuse search warrants, have sex with sources, stab one another in the back (metaphorically), put each... more...

  • Discovering the Welfare State in East Asiaby CHRISTIAN ASPALTER

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 119.00

    Aspalter asserts that the belief that the development of high standard welfare states is primarily based on the ideology that pro-welfare, mostly leftwing, parties dominate welfare state literature and common thought in the Western world. Instead, in this examination of the welfare states of East Asia, Aspalter and his contributors show that they grew... more...

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby Mika Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...

  • Reforming Medicareby Henry J. Aaron; Jeanne M. Lambrew

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    Everyone agrees on the need to reform Medicare but not on how to do it. Some argue the program is too comprehensive, others that it is not comprehensive enough. Some suggest it pays too much for health care, others, too little. Meanwhile, the financial stakes continue to mount. Medicare spending exceeded $400 billion in 2007, making it more expensive... more...

  • Can We Say No?by Henry J. Aaron; William B. Schwartz; Melissa Cox

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    "Examines the use of rationing as a means to curb health care spending, using the experience of Great Britain to highlight the promises and pitfalls of this approach"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Male Rapeby Dr Noreen Abdullah-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...

  • Security Beyond the Stateby Rita Abrahamsen; Michael C. Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    Investigates the implications of the globalization of private security for politics, security, and international relations. more...

  • Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012by Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 32.95

    The present  Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012  keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of ?faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth? at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the state?s first effort in focusing on the prevailing human development scenario in the spheres of growth, poverty, equity, education,... more...

  • Strategic Research and Political Communications for NGOsby Accenture-Stiftung; School of Communication Management; The Banyan

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    This unique and easy-to-use book offers a new paradigm to NGO managers in effecting policy change. Introducing corporate research and strategy tools such as market and organizational analysis, it goes on to apply these to case studies to exemplify the remarkable similarities between the NGO sector and the for-profit sector. Drawing on principles of... more...